Kyly Clarke (earlier Kyly Boldy; born 9 August 1981) is an Australian former model and the wife of Michael Clarke.
Name- Kyly Boldy (now Kyly Clarke)
Age- 38 years (born. 9 August 1981)
Profession- model, TV presenter, businesswoman
Marital Status- Married
Husband- Michael Clarke, Australian Cricketer (m. 2012)
Children- 1 (daughter- Kelsey Lee Clarke)
Kyly Boldy grew up in Sydney’s “western areas”. She dreamt to become an actor or a dancer. She was more into outdoor adventures rather than all those girly activities. In an interview, she said that she wasn’t much into dolls. One of her interests includes dirt bike. She is also on record saying that she liked being outside with her dad, planting the garden or sanding down a door to paint.
She has two other siblings, however, she is closest to her older sister Kelly. She referred to her as her twin, in an interview and says that she shares an amazing connection with her and can’t imagine life without her.
She’s a model, TV presenter, businesswoman and former child actor who appeared in the original Milky Bar commercial.
She attended Westfields Sports high school and post that began dancing (jazz, tap, and ballet) and modeling. Later she went on to open her own nail and beauty salon.
During her modeling days, Kyly won the Miss Indy 1999, Australian Swimwear Model of the Year 2002, Miss Adrenalin Sports Model of the Year 2003, Miss Hawaiian Island 2003, FHM Miss Snow Bunny 2003 and Miss Manly Warringah Sea Eagles NRL 2003. She also represented Australia overseas in Miss Australia in Face of Tourism 1999 – Singapore, Miss Australia in Miss Queen of the World 2000 – Germany, and Miss Australia in Miss Venus Swimwear Model 2001- USA.
She was a presenter for The Weather Channel in Australia in 2009. Clarke has a background in modeling and acting since 1999.
In 2004, she trained with the Australian Theatre for Young People in Sydney working on her acting skills.
She was also a participant in the 14th series of Dancing with the Stars.
As of now, she owns a homewares label, Bold Interiors which she says was inspired by Jennifer Lopez’s interior-designer character in the movie The Wedding Planner. Besides being busy with this, her modeling gigs as well her role as a brand ambassador for Boutique@HS, a fashion collection by Harris Scarfe, occupies most her time.
Kyly and Michael Clarke both attended the Parramatta’s Westfield Sports High School in Fairfield West, a suburb of Sydney. It is said that they often met in similar circles for quite many years.
Boldy’s most notable previous relationship was with the V8 Supercar driver James Courtney.
Kyly dated Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke for 18 months before they married on 15 May 2012 in Wolgan Valley Blue Mountains NSW.
In 2015, the couple, who have been married for 3 years, made the announcement on Instagram welcoming their first child- daughter, Kelsey Lee Clarke.
Boldy has been in the public eye since her child-actor days, and later her modeling days.
Among Boldy’s modeling credits are shoots for Cleo, Cosmopolitan, Woman’s Day, New Idea, Ralph, Inside Sport, FHM, Target, Big W, That’s Life, Take 5, Domayne, Nick Scali, Harvey Norman, Spotlight.
Boldy has been a part of several campaigns including World Society for the Protection of Animals campaign. She has also been the face of campaigns including for Bras and Things, Berlei and Undercoverwear.
However, she caught huge attention and following when she started dating her teenage sweetheart Michael Clarke and when she later married him.
As for today, she has 70.1 k Instagram followers who scan her profile and enjoy her pictures with her handsome star cricketer husband and their cute little baby daughter.
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